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Thomas Cooper Gotch Alleluia oil painting


Alleluia
Painting ID::  1924
Thomas Cooper Gotch
Alleluia
1896 Tate Gallery, London

   
   
     

Thomas Cooper Gotch The Child Enthroned oil painting


The Child Enthroned
Painting ID::  27878
Thomas Cooper Gotch
The Child Enthroned
1894 Oil on canvas 159 x 102 cm(621/2 x 40 in) Private collection (mk63)

   
   
     

Thomas Cooper Gotch The Flag oil painting


The Flag
Painting ID::  84157
Thomas Cooper Gotch
The Flag
Date 1910(1910) Source oil on canvas - 112cm x 158cm cjr

   
   
     

Thomas Cooper Gotch The Orchard oil painting


The Orchard
Painting ID::  84158
Thomas Cooper Gotch
The Orchard
Date 1887(1887) Source oil on canvas - 45.7cm x 30.5cm cjr

   
   
     

Thomas Cooper Gotch Portrait of the artist's wife oil painting


Portrait of the artist's wife
Painting ID::  87035
Thomas Cooper Gotch
Portrait of the artist's wife
Oil on canvas. 25 11/16 in. x 20 1/2 in. (65.28 cm x 52.07 cm). Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York. Date Painted approximately 1897 cyf

   
   
     

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     Thomas Cooper Gotch
     1854-1931 English Thomas Cooper Gotch Gallery In Newlyn he worked first at painting local scenes in the then-fashionable realist manner. But even these often had a romantic edge, such as The Wizard or an obvious love of surface colour. In 1891 a visit to Florence, Italy, opened his eyes to the work of the romantic European symbolists. He took the brave step of changing his style, to make romantic decorative paintings, when the prevailing fashion was against him. His first work in this new style was My Crown and Sceptre (1892), which was the progenitor to his most well-known work The Child Enthroned (1894). The latter, on original exhibition, was hailed by The Times newspaper as the star of that year's Royal Academy show. Until that time, his new style of work had drawn much critical scorn. He painted religious Christian scenes, history painting, portraits, and a few landscapes. His best-known paintings, which form the bulk of his work, usually portray girl-children in ornate classical or medievalist dress. The appearance of the girls in his paintings is often noted as being very modern. Gotch was a close and lifelong friend of Henry Scott Tuke, whose work featured a parallel focus on the boy-child. Gotch's lifelong adoration of the beautiful girl-child was shared by other Victorian giants such as John Ruskin and Lewis Carroll. His emotionally-charged work was immensely popular and critically acclaimed for most of his life, although interest in neo-romanticism waned after the First World War and he turned to watercolours of flowers. He also illustrated books, such as Round About Wiltshire, The Land of Pardons (an early study of Breton folklore & Celtic Christianity), and contributed illustrations to school readers such as Highroads of Literature. A retrospective show was held in Newcastle in 1910, and a memorial exhibition in Kettering in 1931.

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